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The Best Scenic Roads in France

There is no denying that France happens to be one of the most beautiful countries there are; do not take my word for it – just go and check out the number of articles you will find raving about the beauty of France. It truly is one of the most beautiful countries to visit. Whether you are going just for the fun, or you actually seek adventure there, the country will welcome you with open arms.

Keeping that in mind, if you are visiting France, or if you live in France, then there are some scenic roads that you should definitely visit. Now when it comes to scenic roads, the best way to explore them is by making sure that you do it on the bike. Sure, you can do it in a car as well, but you are never going to get the same level of experience and immersivesness you would get from a bike.

With that said, whatever you decided to do, check out the list of the best scenic roads in France.


There is no denying that Tourmalet is one of the most beautiful places to visit if you find yourself in France, but the important thing that you need to know here is that the D918, Col Du Tourmalet is one of the best roads you can actually visit. It is a mountain region that is always surrounded by light fog, but going there on the bike is one of the best experiences, because you get one of a kind experience that does not happen that often.


When it comes to the altitude, the Col de Vars does not qualify as the highest areas, however, the good thing is that going there on a bike is actually a lot more fun than you can actually imagine. In case you are not sure, nothing feels better than a bike ride through French alps on a bike. I have been there a few times, and it is a rewarding experience every single time.


If you are looking for a place where you can take a walk, sightsee on a bike, or just have a pleasant drive, then there is nothing better than Route des Crêtes. Suitable for all sorts of people, it certainly happens to be one of my favourite roads in France that is brimming with nature, and personality. You are going to love it.


Last but not the least, I am going to talk about the gorgeous D978 – Parc des Volcans. For anyone who loves a wide variety of winding roads – this is for you; the reason I am talking about variety here is because you get wide, open fields, you get the forests, as well as rocky portions; all interconnected with one and the other in one way or another. It truly is a great experience that everyone should visit at least once.